Baby Gorilla Has Arrived in Cincinnati

Gorilla Moves from Texas to the Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI – (February 22, 2013) The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is excited to announce that the nearly 4 –week-old, female, baby gorilla born at the Gladys Porter Zoo(GPZ), in Brownsville, Texas, arrived late this afternoon and is doing well.  Cincinnati Zoo

Primate Team Leader, Ron Evans and Nursery Head Keeper, Dawn Strasser accompanied the baby on the private flight.  “The baby was great,” said Strasser. …

Cincinnati Zoo Mourns Death of Old Endangered Sumatran Rhino

CINCINNATI – (February 18, 2013) The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is mourning the loss of one of the world’s most famous endangered Sumatran rhinos – “Ipuh.”   The male rhino, who was believed to be at least 33 years old, has lived at the Cincinnati Zoo for the past 22 years and sired three calves, Andalas (2001), Suci (2004) and Harapan (2007). In 2001, years of breakthrough research by scientists at the Zoo’s Lindner Center for Conservation and Research…

Toast to the Wild Series Tickets Available Now

Series Includes Zootini, Wild about Wine Events and Zoo Brew

CINCINNATI (February 12, 2013) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s most popular event series is back! A Toast to the Wild, sponsored by KeyBank, kicks off with Zootini on Wednesday, April 3. All proceeds go to the Zoo’s Linder Center for Conservation & Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW).

A Toast to the Wild series tickets are available to purchase now through April 3….

Shop Saks Cincinnati in February and the Zoo Benefits!

February 1 to 28, 2013, Saks Fifth Avenue will give 5% of all registered purchases made with a Saks Fifth Avenue credit card back to charity. The donations will benefit certain local organizations, including The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, keeping support within each Saks Fifth Avenue store’s immediate community. “After Saks Fifth Avenue’s successful charity initiative in 2012, were excited to be able to continue with the February promotion for the second year.  We appreciate our customers’ charitable involvement…

Bleed for a Cause – Save Lives & Help the Zoo

Donate Blood in February and Pick Your Cause

CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is excited to partner with Hoxworth Blood Center for its Bleed for a Cause campaign.  Over 60 local nonprofits are competing to see who can score the most points by recruiting blood donors. The charity who wins the recruitment contest will receive…

Our Last Baby of 2012! An Endangered Brazilian Ocelot Kitten

CINCINNATI – (January 10, 2013) The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Lindner Center for Conservation & Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) is excited to announce the Zoo’s last birth of 2012 – an endangered Brazilian ocelot kitten.  The kitten was born on December 31, 2012 following an artificial insemination (AI) with freshly-collected semen from the Zoo’s resident male ocelot, “Monsieur.” 

Woodstock in Cincinnati!

New Manatee Arrives at Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI (January 11, 2013) – “Woodstock,” a young, female manatee has safely arrived at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and is exploring her new home in the Zoo’s Otto M. Budig Family Foundation Manatee  Springs exhibit.  The 900-pound, two-year-old manatee arrived from the Columbus Zoo this afternoon and is doing well. 

Woodstock was born in the wild and rescued off the…

Two [Green] Thumbs Up for Zoo’s 2013 Landscaping Series

Landscaping for the Homeowner Series Begins January 16

Beat winter’s chill by preparing for your spring garden! Back by popular demand is the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s 2013 Landscaping for the Homeowner Series, beginning January 16. Presented by the Zoo’s Director of Horticulture, Steve Foltz, this 10-class series is one of the most informative and complete landscape series for homeowners in the Tri-state area. Offering insight on design, preparation and plant selection, the classes can be taken separately or…